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Re: Objectclass inheritance mechanism in queries doesn't seem to work (ITS#2053)
A fix for this has been committed to the HEAD branch.
At 12:47 AM 2002-08-29, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>Full_Name: M.-A. DARCHE
>Submission from: (NULL) (184.108.40.206)
>RFC 2251 has a very short paragraph about objectclass inheritance :
> Each entry MUST have an objectClass attribute.
> When creating an entry or adding an objectClass value to
> an entry, all superclasses of the named classes are _implicitly_added_
> _as_well_if_not_already_present_, and the client must supply values for
> any mandatory attributes of new superclasses.
>So, if an entry present in OpenLDAP has a superclass, querying for the
>superclass should return this entry. Right now it doesn't :-(
>There is a test in the source code distribution about search, named :
>This test is passing, but doesn't contain a "true" case for inheritance
>test003-search tests querying, but only after populating with an LDIF content
>that _explicitly_ specifies objectclass attributes, thus invalidating any tests
>The LDIF content is :
>As said, in this LDIF content every OpenLDAPperson entry is _explicitly_
>as a person objectclass :
> dn: cn=Ursula Hampster,ou=Alumni Association,ou=People,o=University of
> objectclass: top
> objectclass: person
> objectclass: OpenLDAPperson
>To exactly test inheritance, just add the following entry at the end of :
> dn: cn=testEntry,ou=Alumni Association,ou=People,o=University of
> objectclass: inetOrgPerson
> cn: testEntry
> sn: Test
>And in test003-search, add the following :
>echo "Testing inheritance searching..."
>$LDAPSEARCH -S "" -b "$BASEDN" -h $LOCALHOST -p $PORT \
>If OpenLDAP work as I understand it should, we should see the testEntry
>entry returned... which is not the case.